Ok, let me set this up for you. My Wife and I join 4 other couples out for dinner at nice old fashion Italian restaurant last night. Knowing it is an expensive place and being on a budget in general, we rarely order anything too expensive and aren't too adventurous, but some of the couples that we were with were really living it up, multiple drinks, appetizers, expensive entires and extra deserts for home, but whatever; to each their own as it is their own money and they can afford to eat like that. But here is the rub, when the bill comes somebody pipes up and announces that it is too hard to split up what each couple owes and suggests that we all just split it 5 ways. (as it is an old restaurant, they can't give us separate bills either) Doing some quick addition is my head, it is pretty clear that we are getting screwed, but not wanting to be that guy I don't want to say anything and begrudgingly pay our share. Not to say I didn't have a good time and that the meal wasn't worth it, I just come away with the sour feeling that I paid for someone else's good time; someone who could have easily afforded it. I guess the saving grace was that the one couple who clearly should have paid more did fight the whole splitting the bill bit knowing that they ordered more then everyone else, but for some reason we (as a group) said it was fine. Now what would have you done?